Ethnology Request Form

PLEASE NOTE: To ensure the safety of our staff and visitors, the Ethnology Department is currently pausing collection access appointments due to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you are interested in joining a waitlist for future access or have general inquiries about the collection, please email us at We will continue to monitor the situation to determine when it will be safe to begin scheduling appointments again and apologize for any inconvenience.

Submittal of this form acknowledges that you have read and agree to all the conditions and fees described below. Because of limited staff availability, please submit this form at least one (1) month in advance and you will be notified of our decision after your request is reviewed, within five (5) business days. To submit this form or if you have any questions, please email or contact us by phone at (808) 848-4126.